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Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Gale (Liam Hemsworth) have a disagreement in the first clip released from highly anticipated sequel “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” She’s the reluctant symbol of a growing revolution and just wants him to run away with her before they’re all killed, but he’s eager to fight the oppressive Capitol. It’s the start of a rift that would change everything between the best friends, and Hemsworth and Lawrence are great in this. Francis Lawrence has taken over directing duties from Gary Ross on the second installment ofRead More
Jennifer Lawrence takes one final aim on the theatrical poster for sequel “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” released today by Lionsgate. With “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay” already filming, promo is now starting to heat up for the November release of the first sequel to 2012’s “The Hunger Games,” aka the highest-grossing opening weekend ever for a non-sequel. This time Katniss finds herself inexplicably back in the Hunger Games, a 75th Annual edition featuring all past victors. Josh Hutcherson as Peeta is back as her closest ally in the Games, alongRead More
The youth-driven powerhouse duo of Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment are the first to announce film panels at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con, now just a few short weeks away. Not surprisingly, Young Adult adaptation franchises dominate their lineup, with “Divergent” and “Ender’s Game” kicking things off with panels on Thursday, July 18th and “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” keeping things going on Saturday, July 20th. On Thursday, “Divergent” is bringing nearly its entire cast – Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Miles Teller, Maggie Q, Ansel Elgort and more – asRead More
“The Hunger Games” star Liam Hemsworth is going from District 12 to a different type of futuristic world. Deadline reports Hemsworth has been set to star in “Aurora Rising”, in which he’ll play a surfer turned ombat pilot who’s recruited to test out the next generation of military aircrafts just as an international conflict escalates. Christian Gudegast wrote the script and it appears the film has no director just yet. Hemsworth was recently in Cannes promoting sequel “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”, which comes out this November, and he’s alsoRead More
In a welcome respite from Floating Head syndrome, Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen stands tall and from a far distance away in the first poster released for sequel “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”, released this morning via the movie’s official Instagram. Taglined with a quote from the book – “The sun persists in rising, so I make myself stand” – which the film’s social media handles have been teasing for days, the poster has a painted feel and gives nothing away about the plot, which picks up after the eventsRead More
“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”, one of the most hotly anticipated films of the year, has been running a social media marketing campaign wherein they reveal new images over at Hunger Games Explorer in exchange for tweets of designated movie-related hashtags, and we have our first look at Willow Shields reprising her role as the youngest Everdeen sister Prim in one of the recently uncovered images. But fear not, there’s also new images of the main attraction of these movies, Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, looking grim and battered asRead More
“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” star Jena Malone will be trading in a futuristic battlefield for a creepy Victorian manor in her new film “Angelica”, according to Deadline. In the 19th Century England-set film based on the novel by Arthur Phillips, Malone will play Constance, who marries Dr. Joseph Barton and gives birth to a baby girl named Angelica. After the difficult childbirth, doctors force the couple to remain celibate, which causes problems in their marriage and on top of that, somehow allows a ghostly presence to move into theRead More
Filming hasn’t even completed yet, but the viral marketing for sequel “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is a go. Today two versions of the first poster for the film, designed as Victory Tour posters which fit inside the plot of the story itself, have been released featuring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss and Josh Hutcherson as Peeta. HitFix released one, and the newly rebranded official Facebook the other. The Victory Tour Katniss and Peeta embark on take place at the beginning of “Catching Fire”, following (spoiler alert?) their unprecedented victory inRead More
UPDATE: New images of Liam Hemsworth as Gale and Josh Hutcherson as Peeta have been added. Oh yeah, “The Hunger Games” is still a thing. In just ten short months, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”, which will see the return of Jennifer Lawrence’s teen heroine Katniss Everdeen, will be released, and today EW has our first look at Lawrence and newcomer Sam Calflin, who plays fan favorite Finnick. The two, wearing futuristic wetsuits and wielding their signature weapons – Katniss with her bow and arrows, Finnick with his trident –Read More